Social Media


Social Networks Shut Accounts of Hezbollah

Over the weekend, social networks Facebook and Twitter shut down the accounts of Lebanese terror group Hezbollah. According to officials in the Public Security Ministry, Minister Gilad Erdan recently threatened…

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Social Media Monitoring Nabs Would-Be Attackers

Israeli authorities have foiled over 200 Palestinian terror attacks by monitoring social media and sifting through vast amounts of data to identify prospective assailants ahead of time, according to Israel’s…

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Judge: President Can’t Block Critics on Twitter

President Donald Trump violates the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter for political speech, a judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan…

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ADL: Millions of Tweets Spread Anti-Semitic Messages

Millions of anti-Semitic messages on Twitter have spread negative stereotypes and conspiracy theories about Jews across the social media platform, according to a report Monday by the Anti-Defamation League. ADL…

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Twitter Shuts Down MK Smotrich’s Account

For the time being, the outspoken Jewish Home MK Bezalel Smotrich while have to find another venue to vent his outrage, after Twitter closed his account. Twitter’s decision came after…

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Justice Ministry to Probe Social-Media Giant

Israel is investigating Facebook over possible infringement of its citizens’ privacy following allegations that British consultancy Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed users’ information, the Justice Ministry said on Thursday. The probe…

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